NTS, Big picture
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Wed May 30 20:36:57 UTC 2018
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> Let's step back from SINGLESOCK for a bit and focus on security.
> Is the NTS draft-RFC in good enough shape that we can write code now?
> I've studied it, but didn't understand things. My criteria for "understand"
> is that I could explain it to somebody else. "Write code" might be another
> One of the key areas that I'm missing is the plans for deployment. Are we
> intending to use the normal certificate distribution mechanism as used by the
> web? That depends on time. Is there a way around that? Do we need our own
> certificate distribution mechanism? Can we copy what DNSSEC does? ...
I don't know the answers to these questions. Daniel should, though.
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